CT 18 East Salalah [ Half Day ]


What To Expect

Travel with Oman Safari Tours travel across wadis, Old Castles, archeological sites Sumharam (Khor Rohri).

Guaranteed Tour Dates 2018

Calendar Week Best time to visit in Khareef (raining Season from 15 July to 15 Sep) and Oct to April too


Product Code: CT 18
Type: Half Day Trip
Departs From: Salalah Port/airport/hotel
Meeting Point: Salalah Port/airport/hotel
Duration: Half Day Tour
Availability: As Per Request
Everyday Drive: 04 Hrs
Language: English
Special Request For Language Speaking Guide: Italian/french/german/spanish/chinese Etc

Tour Description

Hlaf day tour to know the excet information of Oman heritage in Salalah Sumharam (Khor Rohri) and its ancient port and discover the scenic beauty and extraordinary history of East Salalah and Mirbat on a guided tour through the region. 


Start the tour in the morning at 09.00 AM, The excursion begins with a visit to the old fishing village of ‘Taqah’, famous for the manufacture of ‘Dried Sardines’ & its traditional & old ‘Dhofari Houses’. Visit the century old ‘Taqah Castle’, the former official residence of the ‘Wali’ (Governor) of the region & obtain a glimpse into the rich history of the region.

Continue onto the ancient ruins of the once famous city of Sumharam (Khor Rohri). The city was the easternmost outpost of the Hadramawt Kingdom on the ancient incense route between the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and India. Khor Rori was an important port on the coast of Dhofar, and one of the major trading cities with frankincense, believed to have been the hub & harbor for the shipping of Frankincense (UNESCO World Heritage site). A picturesque drive then leads you to ‘Mirbat’, the ancient capital of Dhofar and the beginning of the ‘Frankincense trail’. Stroll through the streets lined with old Omani houses & visit the ‘twin-domed Bin Ali’s Tomb’ as a photo stop …a classic example of medieval architecture.On the way back, explore the ‘ever green Wadi Derbat’ for a relaxing stroll along the Wadi bed, surrounded by herds of Camels, Goats & Cattle. In the Khareef season (monsoon period), one could also witness an almost 100m natural Waterfall, spreading its ‘tentacles’ into numerous lakes & lush green Vegetation.
Return to the hotel by late noon.



Know Before Tour Start

Per Person cost is based on group of 04 person minimum


  • Whole tour as per above mentioned itinerary
  • Vehicle as per group size
  • English speaking Guide/cum Driver
  • Mineral water during tour


  • All Entrance Tickets (Forts & Museums)
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • All expenses of personal in nature
  • Anything which is not specifically mentioned in inclusions part


  • All tours are guided & on private basis
  • Booking can be made on first cum first services basis
  • Above rates are on NETT Basis & is Non- Commissionable

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